Results of first deepsea dredging cruise conducted by the Commissioner of
Fisheries off the Coast Survey Steamer A. D. BACHE. The results of this first
deep sea work by the forerunner of today's NMFS was published in: "Report on the
Dredgings in the Region of St. George's Banks, in 1872" by S. I. Smith and O.
Harger. Trans. of the Connecticut Academy, Vol. III., Part I, 1874.